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The Value of Confidence With Asperger’s Syndrome

The Value of Confidence With Asperger’s Syndrome https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/value-of-confidence-with-aspergers/

During the summer of 2005, I was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. I heard about this condition for the first time from my psychologist when he was telling me who I was more so than anyone ever had before. But I didn’t take it seriously. After all, I was 21 years old at the time, I […]

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How to Use Music As a Tool to Gain Attention With Autism

How to Use Music As a Tool to Gain Attention With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/music-to-gain-attention-autism/

It is Thursday. I am about to meet a new child on the autism spectrum. My goal is to teach basic music skills and use these skills to build confidence, improve fine motor movement and prompt timely responses. To achieve this, I must capture the child’s attention. Brain function researchers have applied various definitions to […]

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12 Easy Steps to Creating the Most Comprehensive IEP

12 Easy Steps to Creating the Most Comprehensive IEP https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/easy-steps-to-comprehensive-iep/

It’s that time of year. Your daughter comes home from school and flings her backpack at you. “Teacher says to tell you there’s a paper in there for you.” Instantly your palms start sweating, your heart starts pounding, and you feel like you want to throw up. You know what’s inside without even looking. It’s […]

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Should Concern for Your Child with Autism Limit a Rewarding Life?

Should Concern for Your Child with Autism Limit a Rewarding Life? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/concern-for-child-with-autism/

My Experience After Several Public Meltdowns As a parent, your number one job is to protect your child. As a parent of a child with autism, sometimes you feel the need to protect them from the entire world. But what should you do when that parental instinct starts to inhibit your child’s personal growth and […]

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